Reform

President Barack Obama

ACA Beats Expectations But Still Not A Finished Product

espite multiple repeal efforts, tens of millions of dollars spent in campaign ads against it, and an entire party building its policy on getting rid of it, the Affordable Care Act has managed to do two things, survive and thrive.

CBS Miami–04/01/2014

Immigration

New Border Requirements May Not Save Immigration Bill

A bipartisan amendment passed Monday to the U.S. Senate immigration reform bill has at least one GOP senator who supported it saying the amendments planned results will make the U.S. border the most militarized since the fall of the Berlin Wall.

CBS Miami–06/25/2013

Democrat And Republican

Immigration Reform Bill Sputtering In Capitol

Even if Republican Senator Marco Rubio and the bipartisan Gang of Eight Senators can muster the support needed to pass comprehensive immigration reform through the Senate; it’s possibly dead on arrival in the GOP-led House of Representatives.

CBS Miami–06/18/2013

MarcoRubio At Hispanic Leadership Conference

Rubio Threatens To Derail Immigration Bill

Florida Senator Marco Rubio may be looking for an escape hatch from the bipartisan immigration reform he helped put together as a member of the Gang of Eight in the U.S. Senate.

CBS Miami–06/05/2013

Mario Diaz-Balart represents the 21st Congressional District. (Source: mariodiazbalart.house.gov)

Diaz-Balart Hopes For Immigration Reform Bill

Senator Marco Rubio has staked his political future on meaningful immigration reform and now U.S. Representative Mario Diaz-Balart is saying he hopes the House will introduce a similar measure.

CBS Miami–04/19/2013

(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Rubio Fighting Attempts To Tie Immigration And Boston Bombings

Senator Marco Rubio knew he would likely face a fight from the more conservative wing of the Republican Party over immigration reform. Senator Rubio’s job fighting back those voices became more complicated on Monday when the bombs exploded in Boston.

CBS Miami–04/19/2013

Senator Marco Rubio

Gang Of Eight Unveils Immigration Reform Details

The so-called “Gang of Eight” U.S. Senators, including Florida Senator Marco Rubio, finally took the wraps off the new bipartisan immigration reform plan Tuesday and revealed a complex, but achievable path to citizenship for immigrants who are in the United States illegally.

CBS Miami–04/17/2013

(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Rubio Pitching Bipartisan Comprehensive Immigration Reform

In political terms, it was the equivalent of seeing a poltergeist. It couldn’t be real, but there it was: ultra-conservative Republican Florida Senator Marco Rubio standing side-by-side with super liberal Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer in Washington Monday, advancing a bipartisan, comprehensive immigration reform plan.

CBS Miami–01/28/2013

(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

If Court Kills Health Care, No Fallback Position

As President Barack Obama’s signature accomplishment, health care reform, appears to be poised to be struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court; the question over what to do about health care has reemerged.

CBS4–03/29/2012

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Bill Could Turn Fla. Health Department Tasks Over To Counties

A Florida house sub-commitee approved sweeping changes in Florida’s department of health that could put local health matters, and how to pay for them, in the hands of local county lawmakers,if the proposal can win an uphill battle.

02/06/2012

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